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Calling all Chicks who dig the Outdoor, Adventurous life and Travel!

Explorer Chick (https://explorerchick.com/) is an Adventure Travel Company that offers Women-Only, Small Group Trips, Work Shops, and Mini’s in the outdoors.

Our adventures are endless including hiking, camping, rafting, backpacking, road trips, canyoning, surfing and more! Basically, anything that gets us in the outdoors or being active and Playing!

Our destinations range from local Mini Adventures to weekends in the woods, and bucket list hot spots like Iceland and Machu Picchu.

Oh, and we think we’re the most BAD ASS tribe of Women around!

This Meetup is sponsored by Explorer Chick Adventure Co (http://explorerchick.com/). So, there are no dues for joining our Meetup! Just follow along and hopefully, embark on an adventure with us!

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Upcoming events (5+)

ARCHES AND MOAB HIKING WEEKEND

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Hike the best trails in Canyonlands and Arches National Park while exploring the desert landscape over a 4 day Weekend on our Women-only, Small Group Hiking Tour in Moab, Utah. Your Hiking Adventure has been carefully curated and “in the field” tested by your Explorer Chick team over years of playing in this outdoor mecca in the desert. You'll squeeze in some serious hiking over the course of a long weekend working on those hiker booty gains. Don't expect to find some of these trails on your average Utah hiking blog! Heck no! You'll wander among red, sandstone pillars in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. You'll explore 6 arches in one trail and quickly discover the namesake of Arches National Park. You'll catch an unforgettable sunrise at Deadhorse Point State Park as you sip your coffee and munch on your breakfast. You'll descend down layers of red, pink, brown, and white sandstone to enjoy a well earned lunch on the White Rim of the Colorado River in Canyonlands National Park. Every day you can expect to be challenged by a new trail, new horizon, and new National Park on your adventure trip for women only. Every night, you’ll kick off your dusty hiking boots in our Explorer Chick Lodging while sharing bad jokes and retelling the day’s SHE-Nanigans! Your Explorer Chick guides will prepare fresh breakfasts and dinners every night when not enjoying a local, favorite eatery. Oh, and we’ll squeeze in time for you to meander and shop in the funky little town of Moab. Plus, it's an easy rendezvous at a Salt Lake City airport hotel. We'll take care of all the transportation from there! Phew, did we mention this is all going down in 4 days? Explorer Chick is an approved and permitted Commercial Operator for Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Adventure Highlights: • Experience 4 days of hiking Explorer Chick's favorite desert trails in two iconic National Parks - Arches and Canyonlands. • Witness the power of wind as you hike among iconic formations in Arches National Park where over 2,000 arches have been documented. • Wander through slot canyons, among sandstone hoodoos, and across wind-eroded plains in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. ● Wake early to watch the sunrise over the canyon in Dead Horse Point State Park while munching on breakfast and sipping on hot coffee. ● Hike in secluded areas of the desert where you'll hear nothing but the rustle of the wind and scruff of your hiking boots. ● Meander into the shops of the quaint and artsy town of Moab. ● Relax with a comprehensive itinerary that makes the logistics, transportation, navigation, meal planning, lodging, and everything between easy. ● Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of bold women! Early Bird Discount: $200 Expires: 7/1/2019 Discount Code: EBMB091919 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/moab-weekend/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/2370205413042100/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well! https://www.instagram.com/explorerchickadventureco/

Red River Gorge Backpacking Workshop

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Learn how to backpack with our small group, women only backpacking workshop in the Red River Gorge. Have you ever dreamed of hiking to a faraway, remote land to spend a few days camping and living in the wild surrounded by mountains? We have! And, we want you to be able to live freely in the wild at your every whim armed with the skills and experience to do so! We’ll meet you in the Red River Gorge to spend 2 days teaching you the fundamentals of backpacking with plenty of hands-on experience. With it’s abundance of natural bridges, sandstone cliffs, rock shelters, and arches, we couldn’t think of a more beautiful location to teach you how to backpack in the wilderness. The best part? We’ll lend you the essential Gear to get started! Every Explorer Chick will be provided with a Backpack, a Sleeping Bag, a Sleeping Pad, and a shared 2 person tent. We’ll provide all of the meals beginning with Saturday lunch through our Sunday closing lunch at a Red River Gorge local eatery. As for the rest of the gear, you’ll be provided with a packing list. Workshop Highlights: • Explore the many Arches, Sandstone cliffs, Natural Bridges, and Rock Shelters in the Red River Gorge. • Receive a hands-on experience with a small group of women guided by the Explorer Chick experts. You’ll be able to ask all of your questions, practice your skills as often as necessary, and get personal attention without feeling awkward or embarrassed! • Borrow the expensive gear giving you the opportunity to learn all about Backpacking and the required gear before investing in your own! • Spend two days meeting and becoming friends with a fabulous group of outdoor adventure lovin’ women! • Optional day hike to Iconic Landmarks in the Red River Gorge on Sunday • Eat Picnic lunches surrounded by the natural beauty of Red River Gorge. • End your Outdoor Adventure with our closing lunch at a local Red River Gorge eatery. Go home with a full belly and a happy heart! Early Bird Discount Savings: $20 Expires: June 15, 2019 Discount Code: RedFall19 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/red-river-gorge-backpacking-workshop/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/339140890145535/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well! https://www.instagram.com/explorerchickadventureco/

Northern Lights Iceland Adventure

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See the Northern Lights in Iceland while embarking on incredible multisport adventures on our Women Only, Small Group Tour in Iceland. The cooler days won’t keep us indoors! Instead, you’ll go to the world of Fire and Ice to venture out on experiences unique to Iceland’s colder temperatures. Four of your nights will be spent in remote, traditional guest houses away from big city lights to increase your chances of catching the dancing green beams. Every night your eyes will be cast to the skies to spot Aurora Borealis. We’ll make the most of every ounce of daylight. You’ll wander inside an enchanting ice cave with its vibrant blue hues. You’ll strap on crampons and grab an ice axe to traverse a glacier and ice climb. You’ll race across frozen tundra on a snow mobile. You’ll soak in a hot springs wearing your favorite beanie at the end of a 45 minute winter hike. You’ll tour the famous sites of the Golden Circle. You’ll re-energize in the soothing waters of the Blue Lagoon. You’ll see the iconic sights of Iceland’s south coast including icy waterfalls, black sand beaches, mountains, and glaciers! ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS Chase the Northern Lights in Iceland while staying in remote accommodations. Explore an enchanting glacial Ice Cave that can only be accessed during the cold winter months. Walk and Ice Climb on Sólheimajökull Glacier with all technical gear provided. Hike 45 minutes into the wintery wilderness to relax in a natural hot spring. Snow mobile across frozen tundra. Soak in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon and soften your skin with a silica face mask. Tour the three destinations that comprise the famous Golden Circle – Þingvellir National Park, Geysir, and Gullfoss. Enjoy the iconic sights of Iceland’s southern coast including Skógarfoss Waterfall, Dyrhólaey, Glacier Lagoon, and Seljalandsfoss with private transportation. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of Bad Ass women! – Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Early Bird Discounted Price: $4,299 Expires: 4/1/19 Discount Code: EBNL092419 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/northern-lights-winter-iceland-adventure/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/347640065969738/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well! https://www.instagram.com/explorerchickadventureco/

Chattanooga Sunset SUP

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Join Explorer Chick in Chatanooga for a Women-Only Exclusive Sunset SUP down the Tennessee River! “Sunsets are the gift of nature, they are proof that no matter what happens, every day CAN end beautifully.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Taking time to enjoy a sunset is something we don’t always do. Yet, we get as a gift every day! Make any week better when you give yourself a moment to “soak” in the colors as you feel the coolness from the setting sun on your skin. 🌅 No Experience needed, this is a guided and fully equipped tour. Good for beginners and intermediate alike. If you have your own board and would like to bring it, you a welcome to do so! There will be a short training session before we begin. Then we will be fitted with safety gear and shuttled to the starting location. When placed in the water, we will be paddling down the Tennessee River. Watch as the fleeting colors of dusk began to fade away into the downtown skyline. 🌆 The fun does not end when the sun goes down! 😜 Each board is equipped with your own solar light! Watch as the colors of the lights on the board illuminate a quivering path across the water. Feel free to bring your headlamp with you as well if you would like. ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS • All equipment provided • Guided Sunset Tour • Enjoy sunset views along the water and the downtown skyline • Once dark, watch the lights dancing across the water illuminated from the SUP lights • Private Explorer Chick, small group, women-only event. Enjoy more fun She-Nanigans with an encouraging and supportive group of Bold women! You must book through the website to join us on this adventure. Full details are there as well. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/chattanooga-sunset-sup/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/778552229226331/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well! https://www.instagram.com/explorerchickadventureco/

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Scotland Unspoiled Hiking Adventure

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